Recovery Point Objective(RPO) describes a point in time that data can be restored from. For instance, if there is data corruption, Data loss or unavailability, at what point in time can a valid copy of the data be restored from? RPO is usually measured as minutes, hours, days, weeks, etc… for Business Continuity.
If a database is corrupted then can we restore it back to what it was 15 minutes ago? This would be an RPO of 15 minutes for Business Continuity..
Recovery Time Objective (RTO) is the amount of time which data or hardware is desired to be restored after a data corruption or hardware failure.… Read the rest